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Severity/Priority levels

When you define a logging severity level, the FortiMail unit logs all messages at and above the selected severity level. For example, if you select Error, the FortiMail unit logs Error, Critical, Alert, and Emergency level messages.

Levels

(0 is highest)

Name

Description

0

Emergency

The system has become unstable

1

Alert

Immediate action is required.

2

Critical

Functionality is affected.

3

Error

An error condition exists and functionality could be affected.

4

Warning

Functionality could be affected.

5

Notice

Information about normal events.

6

Information

General information about system operation.

Note

FortiMail units log messages when the DNS server is unreachable. The severity level of the log message varies by the number of times that the DNS server could not be reached.

  • Warning severity level log message: 15 failures in 5 minutes
  • Alert severity level log message: 40 failures in 5 minutes

Severity/Priority levels

When you define a logging severity level, the FortiMail unit logs all messages at and above the selected severity level. For example, if you select Error, the FortiMail unit logs Error, Critical, Alert, and Emergency level messages.

Levels

(0 is highest)

Name

Description

0

Emergency

The system has become unstable

1

Alert

Immediate action is required.

2

Critical

Functionality is affected.

3

Error

An error condition exists and functionality could be affected.

4

Warning

Functionality could be affected.

5

Notice

Information about normal events.

6

Information

General information about system operation.

Note

FortiMail units log messages when the DNS server is unreachable. The severity level of the log message varies by the number of times that the DNS server could not be reached.

  • Warning severity level log message: 15 failures in 5 minutes
  • Alert severity level log message: 40 failures in 5 minutes